|Hear how to overcome dead ideas and Scott Horton Interviews Michael Hastings - sgl|
From The Commonwealth Club of California on Feb. 11, 2009, Matt Miller Miller outlines how to overcome "dead ideas" to help our nation and its people. Matthew Miller is an American journalist, and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a monthly columnist for Fortune, regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine and The Atlantic Monthly. -------------------- Scott Horton Interviews Michael Hastings on April 21st, 2009 Michael Hastings discusses the skepticism among some hig...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Michael Hastings; Matt Miller; The Commonwealth Club of California
|Garry Wills talks about the history of the extra-Constitutional President - sgl|
He's an historian and author of "The Modern Presidency and the National Security State." Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Wills argues that the atomic bomb paved the way for presidential authority that has "enfeebled" Congress and the courts, and that reached its apex with George W. Bush. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on February 11, 2010...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Garry Wills; Commonwealth Club of California; Scott Horton; Juan Cole; Engaging the Muslim World; The Modern Presidency and the National Security State; Gaza war crimes; Israel; Egypt
|California agricultural cooperatives: oral history with Swett, Frank Tracy - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley|
Description: Swett discusses his role in California agricultural cooperative movement; comments on his father, John Swett, and his grandfather, '48'45 Frederick Palmer Tracy. Other topics: Mrs. Leland Stanford, the founding of Stanford University, Sarah Cooper and Phoebe Hearst. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 312:1 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Swett, John, 1830-1913; Tracy, Frederick Palmer, 1815-1860; Swett, Frank Tracy, 1869-1969; Commonwealth Club of California; Stanford University; Agricultural cooperative credit associations--California; Fruit-culture--California; Farmers--California--Biography
|Frank Adams, University of California, on irrigation, reclamation and water administration : transcript, 1958 - Adams, Frank, 1875-1967|
Keywords: Adams, Edward, 1839-; Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936; Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951; Stanford University; University of California (1868-1952). College of Agriculture; Commonwealth Club of California; Reclamation of land -- California; Irrigation; Water rights -- California; Soil conservation -- California; Flood control -- California